More Than Words: The Feelings Which Any Volunteer Can Relate To

Have you ever had the feeling that you cannot describe how you feel or what you experienced, as if there is no word which could describe your state, feeling or thought perfectly? Have you ever found yourself in the situation when you had to rephrase yourself for a couple of times so that to be … More More Than Words: The Feelings Which Any Volunteer Can Relate To

Volunteer Tips: What is Good About Problems

by Yaryna Kobryn – When going for a project, one can imagine a perfect scenario where wth is going smoothly and well-set.  In reality, however, the volunteers might face a range of problems – starting from practical/logistical ones taken place at the workcamp up to the interpersonal conflicts or travel complications. Lost bags or valuables, … More Volunteer Tips: What is Good About Problems

Workcamps, Skills Toolkit for Professional Development: LinkedIn Top Skills List Embodied in Volunteering

by Yaryna Kobryn – Volunteering at the workcamp during a summer break might seem a merely leisure activity having nothing in common with professional development. However, many of the competencies acquired during the workcamp can serve in future career development and greater professional prospects. In fact, many businesses search exactly what the workcamps gives – … More Workcamps, Skills Toolkit for Professional Development: LinkedIn Top Skills List Embodied in Volunteering

Workcamps, Skills Toolkit for Personal Development: How to Benefit from Workcamps

by Yaryna Kobryn – Workcamps with their peak time in summer appear to be the highlight of vacation for many young people – the excitement of travel, exploring another country, meeting new people from all corners of the world, seeing the sunsets in different places and taking on the experiences the one never tried before … More Workcamps, Skills Toolkit for Personal Development: How to Benefit from Workcamps

How to win the procrastination game?

Everybody procrastinates… And sometimes it is so difficult to overcome this state =) Procrastination interrupts us and finds “more important” things to do. Only because of procrastination we start doing nothing, bringing no value to our life. Let`s start with the definition of procrastination.  The Cambridge dictionary says that procrastination is “delaying something that must … More How to win the procrastination game?